Saturday, May 20, 2017

June Classes and Events!


ARTSY’S JUNE CLASS SAMPLE PICS & DESCRIPTIONS
Remember - You receive a 10% Discount on Entire Regular-Price Purchase day of class!!
B-LINE DESIGNS AND CREATIVE IMPRESSIONS TRUNK SHOW!!!  June 2nd thru June 25th!!!  Artsy is so excited to have B-Line Designs and Creative Impressions coming for a Trunk Show.  B-Line designers Susan Mostek and Michelle Bodensteiner with Janet Romsos (owner of Creative Impressions) will be in the store with special Classes, Make & Takes, and Demos.  Artsy instructor, Cherri Robb, also has a fabulous class planned during this event!  There will be loads of samples, giveaways, and an amazing gift basket (disguised as a trunk) which one of YOU will win!!!  Please save the dates and join us for this exciting event. It’s sure to be a big hit!  Also, get registered as soon as possible for the special B-Line and Creative Impressions classes - several of them have class limits and will likely fill up quickly. 
GIFT CARD HOLDER MAKE & TAKE:  Come make this charming gift card holder featuring G45 Midnight Masquerade paper as well as Creative Impressions fabulous Blossoms in different textures and colors, ready to build into gorgeous flowers!  Several pockets inside have space not only for the gift card, but for your greeting as well.  Please bring your basic kit with you to this Make & Take.  With Susan Mostek on Friday, 6/2 from 10:30am-Noon OR on Sunday, 6/4 from 2-3:30pm.  $4
FLOWER RIBBON MAKE & TAKE: Come create a beautiful flower using Creative Impressions Blossoms!  With the addition of a bow made from CI’s Dot Ribbon, you will make a fabulous embellishment perfect for a special card, for use as a pin, hair barrette, etc.  So cute!!  With Susan Mostek on Friday, 6/2 from 1:30-3pm OR on Saturday, 6/3 from 10am-12:30pm.  $1
DESIGNING WITH ELEMENTS - PAPER DOLL PLAY:  On this opening day of our special B-Line Designs Trunk Show, you will learn several design construction techniques as you create a fanciful paper doll with B-Line rubber stamps and Creative Impressions embellishments.  You will also learn to color porcelain looking skin tones with Prismacolor pencils.  A free B-Line Designs rubber stamp is included for each student.  Bring your basic kit to class.  Additional supply list is requested and you may call or visit the store for that list.  With Michelle Bodensteiner on Friday, 6/2 from 1-3:30pm.  $15 
 
MY WISH FOR YOU CARD:  This unique pop-up card makes quite a statement!  Susan provides wonderful written instructions and templates for class participants, making this card a breeze to make!  You will want to create lots more!  A B-Line Designs stamp is included in the price of the class and there will also be prizes given away during the class!!  Bring your basic kit to class as well as several additional supplies, a full list is available at the store.  With Susan Mostek on Saturday, 6/3 from 10am-1pm.  $25
 
FOREVER IN MY HEART KEEPSAKE BOX:  A delightful keepsake box designed with Kaisercraft’s Cherry Tree Lane Collection, B-Line Designs transparencies and rubber stamps, and Creative Impressions embellishments.  You can tuck little treasures into the 4 concealed matchbox drawers.  A magnetic closure top opens to reveal a beautiful collaged sentiment and a place for your own heritage photo.  You will receive written instructions and templates to recreate this lovely project.  A free B-Line Designs stamp is also included for each student.  There will be a 30-minute lunch break, please bring your lunch with you.  Bring your basic kit to class as well as additional required supplies – please call or visit the store for the complete list.  Class is limited to 12.  With Michelle Bodensteiner on Saturday, 6/3 from 10am-4:30pm.  $30
PHOTO CROPPING CARD:  Learn how to use your photos to create this unique effect in your card-making.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Judi on Tuesday, 6/6 from 1-4pm $5
G45 CITYSCAPE CARDS:  Features the Graphic 45 travel paper collection Cityscape. These are great vintage looing all occasion cards.  One of Julia's favorite G45 papers - better make these cards before the paper is gone! Bring your basic kit to class.  With Julia on Wednesday, 6/7 from 2-4pm.  6/$20.
SERENDIPTY CARDS:  The BoBunny Serendipity paper collection creates the most wonderful songbird cards.  They are a lovely reminder of the joy of spring and the happy songs the birds sing!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Marsha on Thursday, 6/8 from 10am-12:30pm.  4/$18.
OLDE CARS MASCULINE CARDS: Four old fashioned cut apart vintage cars are featured in this masculine card class.  Backgrounds are made with new Distress Oxide Inks.  Stencils with Nuvo Mousse embellish the charming cards set on 7 Gypsies license plate paper.  Bring your basic tool kit and a few of your favorite distress ink pad colors to coordinate, such as brown, blue and red.  Easy as background-image-embellish!  With Cherri on Thursday, 6/8 from 1:30-3:30pm.  4/$14
DESTINY ALBUM: Features a beautiful new paper collection from Prima Marketing.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Denise on Friday 6/9 from 6-9pm (Part 1) AND on Saturday 6/10 from 9am-4pm (Part 2).  $75
ACCORION ALBUM:  This fun little album is very simple to make. Great for all skill levels. The album has a simple accordion folded spine which holds 10 pockets with a card in each pocket. The tags can be used to hold little sayings and photos. The paper collection has lots of pretty flowers. Very Springy!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Pat on Saturday, 6/10 from 10am-12:30pm.  $20
TROPICAL PARADISE CARDS: This class features the newest paper collection from Heartfelt Creations! Bring your basic kit to class.  With Leslie on Saturday, 6/10 from 12:30pm-3:30pm.  3/$14
CALENDAR CARDS w/BINDER: This class was a fabulous way to start the year and the fun continues!  In total, you'll get a card storage binder, dividers for all 12 months, 24 cards with envelopes and 12 technique tags so you can remember all of the great things we will be making!  This class will be offered on several Sundays in 2017 - 3/19, 6/11, and 9/17.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Patsy on Sunday 6/11 from 12:30-3pm.  $50 – includes binder. Contact Patsy at the store for details on joining this class and receiving all materials if you didn’t sign up at the beginning of the sessions. 
IN MY GARDEN CARDS: Backgrounds, layers and collage are always fundamentals in classes with Cherri.  These cards also feature hands-on backgrounds with the new Distress Oxide Inks.  The collages use up to six stamps each.  Much of the stamping and fussy-cutting with already be done, so student can focus on background techniques and stamping.  Students bring UHU glue stick, Skor tape, tacky white glue, piercing tool (awl), and Vintage Photo Distress Ink pad with blender tool.  Also bring if you have – precision stamp press and ¼” corner rounder punch.  With Cherri on Sunday, 6/11 from 12:30-3pm. 4/$18.
GLITTER CRITTER CARDS:  Features glitter paper (not the messy kind!) and EC dies.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Denise on Tuesday 6/13 from 1-4pm.   4/$18
 
BEAUTY ABOUND CARDS & BOX:  Class features the paper collection Scents of the Season.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Judi on Tuesday, 6/13 from 1-4pm.  $21 – includes box and 4 cards. 
 
ART IMPRESSIONS WATERCOLOR: Have you struggled with watercoloring and just don’t know what to do??  Well, this is the perfect class for you!  With a few simple tips and tricks, Patsy will turn your frustration into pure FUN!!!  To sweeten the deal, a stamp set is INCLUDED!!  Bring your basic kit.  With Patsy on Wednesday 6/14 from 10:30am-12:30pm OR on Saturday, 6/24 from 10:30am-12:30pm.   $18
 USA BANNER:  Really….the name says it all!  Just in time for your Independence Day decorating.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Patsy on Thursday, 6/15 from 10:15am-12:15pm.  $15
LITTLE BIRD TOLD ME CARDS:  If you love Dylusions stamps as much as Diane does, come play with her.  We will be stamping, coloring, stickling, and pearling.  Please bring your own black Versafine ink pad.  She will have lots of inks, colored pens, Stickles, Liquid Pearls and stamps for you to use.  If you have favorite inks feel free to bring them.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Diane on Friday, 6/16 from 2-5pm.  5/$18. 
TEA TIME ALBUM AND TIN:  Gorgeous album and mini tin designed with an English tradition in mind – afternoon Tea Time!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Leslie on Saturday, 6/17 from 10am-4pm.  $45
 LAYERS OF COLOR CLUB – WATER LILY CARDS:  This month we will be using the Water Lily stamp set by Hero Arts. We will be making three different cards using this set. The stamp set is included in the cost of the class. A stamp positioning tool is needed for class. With Julia on Saturday, 6/17 from 10:30am-1pm OR on Wednesday, 6/21 from 2-4:30pm.  $26 – includes stamp set
G45 VINTAGE HOLYWOOD 3D:  Julia is famous for this class and has quite a following! It’s a stunning technique that you’ll enjoy learning and utilizing for a long time.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Julia on Saturday, 6/17 from 2-4pm.  $12 (or $8 for repeaters).
TEA BAG CLUB – SUNFLOWER:  The fold of the month is Sunflower.  This fun fold makes a frame for a 2-1/2 inch photo. Each student is asked to bring a photo cut in a circle that is 2-1/2 inches in diameter. Several colors of card stock will be ready for you to cut out an easel card to match your photo. Bring your basic kit to class.  With Donna on Tuesday, 6/20 from 1-3pm.  2/$10.
 
NORTHWOODS SQUIRREL CARD:  Happy squirrels eat their leftover acorns among the spring flowers.  In class, you can choose to make the squirrels grey, red or brown.  Bring your basic kit to class. With Marsha on Wednesday, 6/22 from 10am-1pm OR on Saturday 6/24 from 1-4pm   $8 (LIMIT OF 6)
IRIS FOLD VASE CARD:  By request, this class is being offered with a larger fold. This month we will fold a cute vase. The fold lines are large on this project. This vase is a great project for first time students to Iris folding. Bring your basic kit to class.  With Donna on Thursday, 6/22 from 1-3pm.  $8. 
PROJECT CROP!!  Need some “me” time to work on your projects? Plan now and get registered to crop ‘til you drop for this one evening event.  This is open to anyone who wants some fun and focused time to work on their own specific papercrafting project whether it be cards, scrapbooking or mixed media.  It will be like playtime on steroids ‘cuz DINNER is included and you can use many of the items in the Artsy classroom – like the Bigshot, stamps, and other tools. Please bring your basic kit with you.  With Julia on Friday, 6/23 from 5-Midnight.  $15
 
MINI BOOK CLUB – MASCULINE:  This sixth edition of the Mini Book Club has a masculine theme. This is a great gift for any man in your life.  Bring your basic kit to class plus Distress Ink colors Black Soot and Hickory Smoke. With Shana on Saturday, 6/24 from 10am-4pm    $35
TWINKLING H2O CARDS:  Join Artsy’s newest instructor, Patti Chapman, in discovering how versatile and fun these shimmery little pots of water color paint can be! All of the glimmery goodness comes from finely ground mica powder and other minerals, offering a brilliance and clarity other water colors cannot compare! We will be painting on black card stock, water color paper, glossy card stock, and even painting directly onto a rubber stamp! Please bring your basic kit to class. If you have a favorite paint brush, please bring it. Everything else will be provided. With Patti on Sunday, 6/25, 12:30 - 2:30 pm. 4/$18 (Limit 6)
HEARTFELT CREATIONS MITI – CLASSIC PETUNIA:  Come in and see the newest introduction from Heartfelt Creations – Classic Petunia!  Try the stamps and dies then make a card to take with you.  With Leslie on Sunday, 6/25 from 1-3pm.  FREE
 
PLAY DAY AT ARTSY!!  Looking for a place to really spread out and work on that “UFO” (UnFinished Object)?  Or, wanna acquire some new toys at Artsy and then break into them immediately and be creative?  Do you want to be creative with other people?  Bring a friend and play in the Artsy Classroom!  Work on your own projects or let Patsy and Julia find fun things for you to do!  Plus, if you need something or run out, you’re already in the perfect space to get more!! It’s starting to catch on so plan now to come in on one or all of 5 dates in May.  Bring your basic kit with you.  Tuesday, 6/27 from 10am-6pm, Thursday, 6/29 from 10am-6pm, and Friday, 6/30 from 10am-6pm - FREE!
 
PRIMARY ELEMENTS MICA POWDERS TECHNIQUES:  Learn a bunch of unique techniques using those beautiful mica powders. These techniques translate into awesome cards, scrapbooking and mixed media projects. Bring your basic kit to class.  With Julia on Wednesday, 6/28 from 2-4pm.   $18

 
CLASS POLICIES
***Classes start promptly at the time listed.  Please have your lovely buns in the seat and be ready to go!    Showing up late is very disruptive to the class that is already in progress.  Plan ahead for traffic or other things that might slow you down! 
 
If you are more than 10 minutes late, you may be asked to get into another class.  If you are more than 15 minutes late, you will forfeit your class fee. 
 
Classes must be paid for at the time of registration.  You are not considered registered unless a class is paid for which could affect your seat in those classes with student limits.  You may pay with cash, check or use a credit card with a $2 handling fee.  You may register over the phone and mail in a check or give us a credit card number. 
 
We also assume you're taking a class to enjoy a break for a few hours and learn some cool stuff without interruptions.  That said, we will now begin each class by asking you to turn off your cell phones or silence them during class.  This will enhance everyone's learnin' and enjoyment of the class at hand.
 
Thank you in advance for understanding.  If you have problems or questions about these policy updates, please see Patsy.
 

Monday, April 24, 2017

May Classes!!

 
ARTSY’S MAY CLASS DESCRIPTIONS
(10% Discount on Entire Regular-Price Purchase day of class!!) 
TEA BAG CLUB – CLUTCH:  The fold of the month will be the Half Circle Fold.  The front of our clutch will have the ZIG ZAG fold.  This month we will make a Floral Boutique note card clutch, featuring the BoBunny Secret Garden paper collection.  The four notecards will be made with BoBunny’s A Gift of Love paper collection. This cute gift is an easy new fold and an old friend the zig zag Please bring single-side Scotch tape to use along with your basic kit to class.  With Donna on Tuesday, 5/2 from 1-3pm.  $12. 
 
IRIS FOLD DRESS CARD:  Dress club was started last month by special request at Artsy. This one-hour class was so fun that Artsy was requested to do it again in May. Each student will make a formal blue and silver evening gown using the glitter ribbon Patsy ordered special for the club!  You will need to bring single-side Scotch tape to use along with your basic kit to class.  With Donna on Wednesday, 5/3 from 1-3pm.  $8
PLAY DAY AT ARTSY!!:  Looking for a place to really spread out and work on that “UFO” (UnFinished Object)?  Or, wanna acquire some new toys at Artsy and then break into them immediately and be creative?  Do you want to be creative with other people?  Bring a friend and play in the Artsy Classroom!  Work on your own projects or let Patsy and Julia find fun things for you to do!  Plus, if you need something or run out, you’re already in the perfect space to get more!! It’s starting to catch on so plan now to come in on one or all of 5 dates in May.  Bring your basic kit with you.  Friday, 5/5 from 10am-6pm, Tuesday 5/16 from 10am-6pm, Tuesday, 5/23 from 10am-6pm, Wednesday, 5/24 from 10am-6pm, and Tuesday, 5/30 from 10am-6pm -  FREE!
 
 
G45 3D PORTRAIT OF A LADY:  Julia is famous for this class and has quite a following! It’s a stunning technique that you’ll enjoy learning and utilizing for a long time.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Julia on Saturday, 5/6 from 10-12:30pm.  $12 (or $8 for repeaters)

NORTHWOODS EAGLE CARD:  Our national eagle flies across a stream reminding us of its majestic beauty, the pride of our nation!  Bring your basic kit to class. With Marsha on Saturday 5/6 from 1-4pm OR on Wednesday, 5/17 from 1-4pm.  $8
(LIMIT OF 6)
HEARTFELT CREATIONS MITI:  Come in and see the latest introduction from Heartfelt Creations – Tropical Paradise Collection!  Try the stamps and dies then make a card to take with you.  With Leslie on Sunday, 5/7 from 1-3pm.  FREE
 
CASCADE MOTHER’S DAY CARD:  Beautiful spring colors and unique folds are featured in this class.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Judi on Tuesday 5/9 from 1-3pm.  $6
CSU CARD GROUP:  This card making group from CSU has decided to call Artsy home to its monthly gathering.  They are a lovely group that is open to any of Artsy’s customers that wish to join them. They will be meeting at our store on the 2nd Wednesday of every month.  They create handmade cards to sell at various venues throughout the year.  The funds go towards scholarships for non-traditional students.  If you want to create but have enough cards lying around, consider joining this group or donating finished cards to them.  What a great cause!  Wednesday, 5/10 from 10:30am – 12:30pm.  FREE, but bring your basic kit.
LAYERS OF COLOR CLUB – PEACOCK CARDS:  This class features Hero Arts beautiful Peacock set. Class fee includes the full stamp set.  You will need to bring a stamp positioning tool for class (these are available for purchase at the store if you don’t have one). With Julia on Thursday 5/11 from 2-4pm.  $24 – includes stamp set
DISTRESS INK TECHNIQUES:  Learn some basic and not so basic things to do with these amazing inks!  Bring your basic kit to class. With Patsy on Friday, 5/12 from 2-4pm   $25
MINI BOOK CLUB – SPRING:  Join Shana for the May mini book of the month club.  This beautiful book would be a perfect gift for Mother’s Day, for a good friend, or just to keep yourself!  Bring your basic kit to class AND these Distress Ink colors with you – Victorian Velvet, Peeled Paint, Chipped Sapphire, and Aged Mahogony, along with your Wink of Stella Clear pen and any clear stickles you may have.  You will also need your flower petal kit. With Shana on Saturday, 5/13 from 10am-4pm    $35
MONKEY ANTICS LAYOUT & CARDS:  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Leslie on Saturday, 5/13 from 10:30am-12:30pm.  $8
LAYERS OF COLOR CLUB – FUCHSIA CARDS:  This month we will be using the Hero Arts Fuchsia layering set. We will also be using the Distress Oxide inks for one of the cards.  You will take home three cards and the full stamp set.  You will need to bring a stamp positioning tool for class (these are available for purchase at the store if you don’t have one). With Julia on Saturday, 5/13 from 2-4pm.  $24 – includes stamp set
TAGS, TAGS, TAGS!: Make 10 tags using sprays, inks,  stains, mica sprays, stamps and probably some other things!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Patsy on Sunday, 5/14 from 12:30-2:30pm.  $10
ALCOHOL INK TECHNIQUES:  Do you want some of these but have never used them?  Or maybe don't use them enough?  Attend this class and learn some amazing effects that you can create! Bring your basic kit to class.  With Patsy on Thursday, 4/18 from 10:30am-12:30pm   $25
OPAL MAGIC CARDS:  Create 4 cards using Opal Magic acrylic paints!  Each card will be different based on colors you choose and how you cut them.  Die cut words will finish the cards.  With Patsy on Friday, 5/19 from 2-4pm OR on Thursday, 5/25 from 10:30am-12:30pm.  $15
PROJECT CROP!!  Need some “me” time to work on your projects? Plan now and get registered to crop ‘til you drop for this one evening event.  This is open to anyone who wants some fun and focused time to work on their own specific papercrafting project whether it be cards, scrapbooking or mixed media.  It will be like playtime on steroids ‘cuz DINNER is included and you can use many of the items in the Artsy classroom – like the Bigshot, stamps, and other tools. Please bring your basic kit with you.  With Julia on Friday, 5/19 from 5-11pm.  $15
 
VINTAGE ARTISTRY CARDS:  49 and Market paper makes fabulous cards! The soft, neutral shades of Vintage Artistry are simply elegant.  We'll make 3 cards in 3 sizes. Bring your basic kit to class.  With Patsy on Saturday, 5/20 from 10:30am-1pm   3/$18
VINTAGE ROSE GARDEN CARDS:   
 The wonderful colors of Spring really pop out with these pink & green cards from the Vintage Rose Collection.  Bring your basic kit to class. With Marsha on Saturday, 5/20 from 1-4pm OR on Friday, 5/26 from 10:30am-1pm. 
GLITTER CRITTER CARDS:  Features glitter paper (not the messy kind!) and EC dies.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Denise on Saturday 5/20 from 1-4pm.   4/$18
MOONLIGHT CARDS & BOX:  Join Diane for moonbeams and butterflies.  Love black and white paper with pops of pink?  This one’s for you.  4 cards and a box make a wonderful gift for your favorite person!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Diane on Sunday, 5/21 from 12:30-3:30pm.  4/$20
 
GELLI PLATE MAKE PRINTS & CREATE CARDS: For the first half of this class we will make gelli press prints and then we will create cards using the prints we just made.  You will need to bring your gelli plate(s) and brayer along with your basic kit to class. Everything else will be provided.  With Julia on Sunday 5/21 from 12:30-3:30pm.  $25
BLOCKS AND TAGS “DREAM”:  Beautiful dreamy tags is the focus of this month! With Grace on Thursday 5/25 from 6-8pm.  $15 
 
“KISS THE COOK” RECIPE BOX AND BOOK:  This is a great magazine style holder and box to hold the BoBunny binder album all decorated with BoBunny’s Kiss the Cook paper.  What better way to organize those special recipes!  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Julia on Saturday, 5/27 from 10am-4pm.  $65
EMBROIDERY ON PAPER:  If you haven’t tried this cool technique on paper yet, you are missing the boat!  Punch a design, stitch the pattern and create a card.  It’s easier than it looks!  Plus, it’s the perfect little surprise element to add texture to your cards or scrapbook pages.  Bring your basic kit to class.  With Patsy on Sunday, 5/28 from 1-3pm.  $12
CLASS POLICIES
***Classes start promptly at the time listed.  Please have your lovely buns in the seat and be ready to go!    Showing up late is very disruptive to the class that is already in progress.  Plan ahead for traffic or other things that might slow you down! 
If you are more than 10 minutes late, you may be asked to get into another class.  If you are more than 15 minutes late, you will forfeit your class fee. 
Classes must be paid for at the time of registration.  You are not considered registered unless a class is paid for which could affect your seat in those classes with student limits.  You may pay with cash, check or use a credit card with a $2 handling fee.  You may register over the phone and mail in a check or give us a credit card number. 
We also assume you're taking a class to enjoy a break for a few hours and learn some cool stuff without interruptions.  That said, we will now begin each class by asking you to turn off your cell phones or silence them during class.  This will enhance everyone's learnin' and enjoyment of the class at hand.
Thank you in advance for understanding.  If you have problems or questions about these policy updates, please see Patsy.